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Radio station allowed back on air

(JED/IFEX) - JED is relieved to learn that Radio du Peuple Oïcha, a community radio station operating in Beni, North Kivu province, eastern DR Congo, was allowed back on the air on 8 February 2011.

According to information received by JED, the radio station was allowed to resume its broadcasts following a meeting of the provincial security council on 8 February.

Radio du Peuple Oïcha was closed on 3 February 2011 on the orders of the deputy administrator of the territory following the 2 February broadcast of a phone-in programme about the security situation in Beni.

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